You performed a search for: Organization / Program Name(s): Alzheimer Society of Durham Region

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Administrative Office Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Alzheimer Society Durham Region, 1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby
Assist with general office administration and assist Family Support and Education programs * answer calls, greet clients and the general public * create and maintain client, program and volunteer packages * manage the client data base and and provide direct support to community based programs * organize files, photocopy * help prepare for events
Adult Day Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Alzheimer Durham, 1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby
Assist with the Young Onset Dementia program * meet and greet guests, help to serve snack, lunch, and coffee/tea * help participants with programs and encourage social engagement
Brain Wave Café - Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Locations in Whitby, Oshawa, Ajax, Port Perry, Bowmanville
Brain Wave Café programs are a safe, comfortable, and supportive environment for people with dementia and their care partners to socialize * offers a range of fun, educational, and engaging activities that encompass art, music, and games * led by qualified staff and supported by local volunteers, these regular social groups improve well-being and reduce isolation for entire families * friendships are often formed and people who attend leave the sessions feeling connected and renewed 
 
Provide support to the program coordinator, or the designated group leader * review content for each session to assist with delivering the daily program/agenda * answer questions about other Alzheimer’s Society programs * foster a safe and inviting environment for guests to share their experiences * engage with guests, listen to stories and experiences
Brain Wave Café - Program Lead   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Various in Durham Region
Lead or support a 90 minute, once a month, drop-in session for people with dementia and their care partners * plan the structured component of the session * use curriculum booklet as a guide, prepare a 30–40 minute activity while keeping in mind client expectations and needs * 30 minutes prior to session, set up and organize venue * actively engage all participants with an inclusive environment, and employ strategies for those who may have a difficult time connecting and conversing * transport required materials for the program, some items may be stored at the site * with the support of program volunteers, ensure the venue is clean and tidy at the end of each session * responsible for taking attendance, provide name tags, write a monthly summary, share report with ASDR
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Uxbridge * Whitby
Attend the monthly breakfast session * facilitate causal conversation with guests and staff * enjoy a cup of coffee on the house (at Eggsmart) or purchase a full breakfast while you provide social and emotional support to guests * get to know participants, ask about their week and other programs they attend * discuss the topic of day provided by the program supervisor
Minds in Motion - Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Various in Durham Region
Learn and demonstrate a variety of fitness movements and help to lead an 8 week course * two hours once a week (60 minutes physical recreation, 60 minutes social activity) * with supervision, give one on one support to participants * adapt movements based on the physical and cognitive abilities of participants * promote social interaction and participation * assist with preparations for the class * help prepare healthy refreshments * wipe down fitness equipment, tidy space, after each class 
 
Locations: 
Pickering Village United Church (300 Church St Ajax) Monday in Ajax (1:15 pm-3:45 pm) Mar 25-May 13 
Bowmanville Older Adult Assoc. (26 Beech Ave, Bowmanville) Thursdays in Bowmanville (1:15 pm-3:45 pm) Apr 04-May 30 
Uxbridge Douglas Crossing (6 Douglas Rd, Uxbridge) Thursdays in Uxbridge (1:15 pm-3:45 pm ) March 28 - May 16 
Whitby Abilities Centre (55 Gordon St, Whitby) Wednesdays in Whitby (1:15 pm-3:45 pm) Mar 27-May 15
Recreation Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
A variety of venues around Durham Region, depending on choice of activity
Assist the Instructor in facilitating a program of your choice (Arts, Walking, Choir, Minds in Motion, Brain Wave Cafe) * meet, greet, and socialize with people who are living with dementia, care partners, volunteers, and other staff members * participate in scheduled programs and provide leadership and support to others * help to create a safe, welcoming, and inclusive atmosphere for new and returning clients * help with set up and take down, including the physical arrangement of the room as well as planning and preparing for activities
Public Education Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Locations in Durham Region
Support the Alzheimer Society Durham Region's public education program * opportunities include public speaking, facilitating information booths, and implementing the Interactive Dementia * volunteers will be asked to study relevant learning materials, accept info booth sessions, act as a liaison on behalf of ASDR, attend professional development sessions, and engage with the community
Client Engagement Facilitator   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
Alzheimer Society Durham Region, 1600 Champlain Ave, Suite 202, Whitby
Contact ASDR clients (and families) by phone to make sure that they know about all the services and supports they are able to access * make follow up phone calls to those who are interested in connecting with supports * connect clients with appropriate Family Support staff for counselling and Recreation Coordinator for those interested in social and recreation programs * log transactions with clients in the client data base following call
Choir Program Assistant   Ajax  Brock  Clarington  Durham Region  Oshawa  Pickering  Scugog  Uxbridge  Whitby 
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Alzheimer Society of Durham Region
O'Neill CVI, 301 Simcoe St N, Oshawa * Taunton Mills, 3800 Brock St N, Whitby
Provide support to the recreation coordinator, or the designated choir leaders * help organize and manage the final choir/recital * review music and come prepared to sing along with participants * answer questions about other Alzheimer’s Society programs, as required * foster a safe and inviting environment for guests to share the experience * engage with guests, listen to stories and experiences * ensure participants find parking, assist guests to the music room

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